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Hernando de Soto

Hwy 65, Ferriday, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 37' 47.3628", -91° 33' 18.0972"
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Intrepid Spanish conquistador who traversed half of North America, died near here at the Indian Village of Guahoya, May 21, 1542. He was buried in the Mississippi River, which he discovered.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
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Hernando de Soto Historical Marker Location Map, Ferriday, Louisiana